Dr. Monica Colvin is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Cardiovascular Division. She received her medical degree from the University of Alabama and completed her general cardiology fellowship at the University of Miami and Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. She completed a Master’s Degree in Clinical Research at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and served as the medical director of heart transplant at the University of Minnesota. She is currently the director of the Heart Failure Network Strategy in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Michigan. She is also the heart clinical specialist for the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients where she is involved in heart allocation. Her scholarly work focuses on improving post-transplant outcomes, and detecting and treating cardiac allograft vasculopathy.
Dr. Colvin's clinical focus is Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support. She has been clinically involved in heart transplant and LVADs for greater than 15 years and has participated in research trials involving mechanical circulatory support dating back to the most pivotal studies. She brings this experience and expertise to the University of Michigan and MidMichigan Medical Center where she enjoys caring for patients with end stage heart failure and assisting them in determining the appropriate management, whether that includes transplant, LVAD, or medication. She is dedicated to educating her patients about their conditions so that they may participate actively in the process.